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Attacks on Women’s Health: AAUW Members Fight Back

Since 2011, Congress and state legislatures have boomed with bills to limit women’s reproductive rights. AAUW members have stood with women in North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas to fight against these restrictive and unjust bills — and members are geared up for the ongoing battles. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2013
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AAUW Takes STEM Work to the Hill

If you’re familiar with our research, educational funding, or programs like Tech Trek and Tech Savvy, you have probably noticed that we are continually finding new avenues to educate girls and encourage them to get involved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   July 19, 2013
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After a Century, We’re Still Plugging Preschool

From finger painting to playing in the sandbox to learning your ABCs, who would debate the critical importance of the preschool years to the development of young children? Preschool provides […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 10, 2013
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3 Programs to Change Your Community and Inspire Your Branch

There are a host of free programming resources available to help your branch engage both members and the local community. Here are three of our favorite program resources. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 07, 2013
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Are You Ready for the Equal Pay Act’s 50th Anniversary?

  AAUW members never fail to outdo themselves — this year’s Equal Pay Day efforts were more impressive than ever, with more than 130 activities held across the country! Thank […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   May 14, 2013
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3 Reasons to Host an AAUW Research Watch Party

Last November, AAUW branches, student organizations, AAUW college/university partner members, and individuals hosted watch parties for the live panel discussion of AAUW’s research report Graduating to a Pay Gap. You’ll […] Read more »

Samaura Stone poses with AAUW members at the AAUW WINGS conference.

WINGS to Fly: Supporting Women’s Education

As a child, I was captivated by birds. To me, they symbolized freedom, hope, and independence. I wished I too could fly and dreamed about all of the places I […] Read more »

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Help Women Stand Up for Themselves

When asked how young women today could help other women, Niemat Ahmadi, director of Global Partnerships at United to End Genocide and president and founder of the Darfur Women Action […] Read more »

Middle School students and their families learn about spectroscopes at the first Middle School Mad Science Night at the Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center.

Tech Savvy Is For Adults, Too

For girls in Buffalo, New York, March 16 was an exciting day: The local AAUW branch hosted its eighth annual Tech Savvy conference, a program that exposes girls in sixth […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   April 02, 2013
AAUW members met with members of Congress during Lobby Day at the 2011 AAUW National Convention.

How to Be an AAUW Advocacy Rock Star

Familiarize yourself with tried-and-true techniques, explore new ways to make your events a success, or train new members and leaders who want to get involved in advocacy. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 01, 2013